Netflix, Inc. is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media available to viewers in North and South America, the Caribbean, and parts of Europe (Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom), and of flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States, where mailed DVDs are sent via Permit Reply Mail. The company was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, California. It started its subscription-based digital distribution service in 1999, and by 2009 it was offering a collection of 100,000 titles on DVD and had surpassed 10 million subscribers.On February 25, 2007, Netflix announced its billionth DVD delivery.
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    • The Powerful Potential of Personalisation in Digital Marketing

      Personalisation in an analogue world existed when the guy at the video store knew your name. As we move into an increasingly connected and switched-on digital age, personalisation is a powerful tool where a company knows what you want to buy before you’ve even thought about it. While basic personalisation is relatively easy to achieve – an email with a first name will just abou ...

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    • Soon You’ll Be Able to Mute Annoying Autoplay Videos

      You’re back at your office desk after a long meeting, wanting to take a quick mental break. You click on a link to open a website when suddenly a video starts playing and the sound starts blaring. One of the most annoying things about the Internet is autoplay videos. These videos start playing automatically, as soon as you arrive at a website, complete with sound.

      Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Tech- 15 readers -
    • New season for the Netflix phishing scam

      Much like the flu, phishing scams have their own seasons as well. They’ll go away for a while, lay low, then start sending out their legitimate looking emails again. These emails look like they come from legitimate websites and always ask you to update your information. This time around, the phishing emails appear to come from popular video streaming service Netflix.

      Greg's Corner- 13 readers -
  • Is Netflix fighting for net neutrality once again? Sort of.

    … Previously, the CEO of Netflix said that his company was not worried about net neutrality since he said they were “big enough to get the deals they want.” Now it appears the subscription video streaming service may have changed its tune. Recently, Netflix made an announcement they were participating in the July 12th Battle for the Net campaign…

    Greg's Corner- 18 readers -
  • How OTT Technology Is Taking Over Your TV

    … If you have ever binge-watched a TV series on Hulu or viewed a movie on Netflix, then you’ve used over-the-top content and may have not even realized it. Typically referred to as OTT in the broadcast and technology communities, this type of content circumvents traditional cable TV providers and uses the Internet as a vehicle to stream content…

    Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 19 readers -
  • Big name steps in to replace Netflix in net neutrality debate

    … As previously posted on this blog, video streaming heavyweight Netflix has withdrawn itself from the net neutrality debate. They claim they are so large an entity they can command any deal they want from internet service providers. By doing so, the net neutrality supporters lost their biggest ally. Now, a number of tech companies are banding…

    Greg's Corner- 16 readers -
  • Has net neutrality lost its biggest ally?

    … When the discussion of net neutrality comes up, Netflix is usually used as the poster child for keeping the internet open. It’s been argued if ISPs are allowed to prioritize traffic, consumers may have to pay extra to access the bandwidth hogging streaming service. In the past, Netflix had argued in favor of net neutrality. However, now…

    Greg's Corner- 21 readers -
  • Netflix to stop working on certain Android devices

    … Video streaming service Netflix is available on just about every modern electronic device known to man. It’s available on laptops, Blu-ray players, video game consoles, smart phones and tablets. Nowadays, you might even be able to stream Netflix on a 1985 Betamax that you found at a thrift store. Netflix recently announced they will no longer…

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  • Teenagers Can’t Get Enough Mobile Video

    …-subscription platforms like Netflix. Television, at 8.2 hours per week, now sits in third. “While millennials were mobile pioneers, teens are mobile natives,” Google writes in the study. Unlike previous generations that had to learn how to use new digital products later in life, advanced technology has been embedded in teenagers’ lives since birth. Today’s…

    The Content Strategist- 19 readers -
  • How Personalization Is Changing Content Marketing

    ….” Personalization requires a data-driven approach to content creation: Audience segments, behavioral data, and channel performance must all be a part of the process. Technology promises to help in multiple ways. Automatization and machine learning tools, for example, will let companies test everything from headlines to placement on a homepage…

    Dillon Baker/ The Content Strategistin Content How To's- 29 readers -
  • Netflix Updates Make Finding and Watching Shows Better

    … Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down on videos, instead of rating them on a 5-star scale. The new rating system will make user ratings of Netflix shows and movies more similar to YouTube videos, and make it easier for viewer to leave ratings. The company has been testing the new up or down rating system with hundreds of thousands of users around the world…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Tech- 16 readers -
  • Beware of fake emails pretending to be from Netflix

    … Beware of fake emails pretending to be from Netflix Internet security experts are saying that there is a new scam happening that purportedly targets Netflix users. In what’s known as a phishing attack, people are receiving emails claiming to be from Netflix saying that they need your personal info to be updated. Of course, the info they’re…

    Greg's Cornerin EMail- 14 readers -
  • Full-Screen Ads Coming to Instagram Stories; Insights, Too

    …. By creating and publishing experience-driven stories, we can truly captivate and reach travelers wishing to book aspirational trips on Airbnb. Instagram Business Tools will now include insights on Stories, including reach, impressions, replies and exits, and Instagram said in the blog post: By viewing these insights, you can learn how to create more relevant content that resonates with your audience. Readers: What are your thoughts on the addition of full-screen ads to Instagram Stories? …

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